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This is the final outcome of my step by step instructions on how to draw a pumpkin patch party!
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Step 1: 1st

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First you open Sketchbook express and create a new document/ page.  

Step 2: Inspiration

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Next, you go into your iTunes library and pick out a track for inspiration.  Every artist needs something to help them relax and get into their work.  Then, listen away!

Step 3: First Rough Rketch

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For the next step if you have a Wacom tablet (like me) use that, if not, a mouse will work, it will just be more dificult.  Here, select the second layer.  Then select a more detailed pen/ brush for the sketch, also select your desired sketch color.  Once you have selected your brush you can start sketching.  This sketch can be as neat or as messy as you like.

Step 4: 4th Step

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Then continue your sketch until you are satisfied with your work.  Remember this is just a rough sketch, it will be deleted later. 

Step 5: 5th Step

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Next on a layer above the last, trace your rogh sketch.  This trace is also a sketch. 

Step 6: 6th Step

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Your 2nd sketch does not need to be the same as the first.  Here you can see where I changes the postition of the eyes and mouths on a few of the pumpkins. 

Step 7: 7th Step

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Next on a new layer above the last, you can start to color your pumpkins.  Here pick any color you want for your pumpkins.  THe most common choice is a shade of orange.  You can also delete your FIRST sketch here, because you made the 2nd and more clean one, you no loner need it. 

Step 8: 8th Step

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After you have colored a few of your pumpkins, choose another shade of your desired color for variety.  You may use as many shades as you want. 

Step 9: 9th Step

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Next, start to color in and add detail to other objects. I started with the scarecrow couple in the back.  Here you can add details like patches on the overalls and the pattern to the scarecrow's shirt.  
Moowho2 years ago
So cute! I love the bouncing pumpkins and the girl pumpkins watching the boyband! Love "Pin the Stem on the Pumpkin"!
itsemmy2 years ago
Wonderful work! It is so cute! It really stands out from the othes because of its direction towards children and its happiness! Keep up the great work, and I cannot wait to see what comes in the future!
Nice techniques! Love to see more.
very cute! great work showing the whole process, have you ever painted a real pumpkin like this?